RPC IX, 592


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 592
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Magistrate Flavius Agathokles (strategos and priest of Apollo)
Obverse inscription ΚΥ ΕΡ ΕΤΡ ΜΕ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΚΑΙ
Nominative Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from front
Reverse design Apollo (Klarios) seated left, holding branch and lyre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Milne 252
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 591/1–2, 593/1. 1–5: same rev. die as 589/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1841,B.2756 BMC 58, pl. VIII.14, rev.
2 2     P: 335 Wa 1504
3 3     B: I-B
4 4     ✸ CNG EA 260, 20 July 2011, lot 403
5 5     CGT coll.